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John Orr

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Portrait of Flying Officer John Orr, c.Second World War. Image kindly provided by Richmond Orr (May 2020). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Flying Officer John Orr, c.Second World War. Image kindly provided by Richmond Orr (May …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Orr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ422311 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1921 AWMM OkaihauNorth Auckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Native Department AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Oswald Orr, Adelaide St., Brisbane AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 28 November 1940 AWMM Law Clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 June 1999 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 May 2020RichmondAustraliaDirect descendant

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